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Fuel Subsidy Scam: EFCC declares fleeing oil marketers wanted

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has just issued the statement below declaring wanted, marketers who allegedly “obtained billions of naira as subsidy payments from the Petroleum Support Fund under false pretence, and disappeared in the wake of the Commission’s investigation of the subsidy regime.

The marketers are Abdul Afeez Olarenwaju Olabisi of Fargo Petroleum and Gas Limited,  Abubarka Peters Ali Jeldi, managing director of Nadabo Energy Limited and Ikechukwu Onuabuchi Nworgu of Star Inspection Services Nigeria Limited .

The EFCC says it has launched a manhunt for them “for offences bordering on Criminal Conspiracy, Forgery, Obtaining Money by False Pretences and Money Laundering running into several billions of naira”.

Read full statement below

Fuel Subsidy Scam: EFCC DECLARE MARKETERS WANTED

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared three oil marketers implicated in the multi- billion naira fuel subsidy scam wanted.

The trio of Abdul Afeez Olarenwaju Olabisi of Fargo Petroleum and Gas Limited,  Abubarka Peters Ali Jeldi, managing director of Nadabo Energy Limited and Ikechukwu Onuabuchi Nworgu of Star Inspection Services Nigeria Limited are wanted by the Commission for offences bordering on Criminal Conspiracy, Forgery, Obtaining Money by False Pretences and Money Laundering running into several billions of naira.

Olabisi, 31, hails from Kwara State and speaks Yoruba, Hausa and English languages fluently. His last known address is Fargo Petroleum and Gas Limited.

Jeldi, 34, is of the Igala stock from Kogi State , North Central Nigeria. He speaks his native Igala, Hausa and English languages fluently.  His last known address are 4B Louis Solomon Close, Victoria Island, Lagos and 15 Ogbunike Street , Lekki, Lagos .

Nworgu, 46, hails from Abia State . He speaks Igbo and English fluently. His last known address is Star Inspection Services Nigeria Limited, 4A, Lander Close, Off Liverpool Road, Apapa – Lagos .

The trio allegedly obtained billions of naira as subsidy payments from the Petroleum Support Fund under false pretence, and disappeared in the wake of the Commission’s investigation of the subsidy regime.

The Commission enjoins anyone having information as to their whereabouts to contact its Enugu, Kano, Lagos, Gombe, Port Harcourt and Abuja  offices or through these numbers: 09-4604620,  070-26350721,070-26350722,070-26350723,070-6350724, 070-26350725; or by e-mail to: info@efccnigeria.org or the nearest Police Station.

Wilson Uwujaren

Ag. Head, Media & Publicity

7th September, 2012

 

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